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New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos provided by Medellin City Services

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Envigado
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 2
    Cementerio Jardines Montesacro
    Stop: 35 minutes
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  • 3
    Placita de Florez
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Parque El Poblado
  • 4
    Medellin
    Stop: 4 hours
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Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Guides are wearing masks
  • Travelers are required to wear masks
  • Private groups, no interaction with other travelers
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
11Reviews
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Gini R wrote a review Oct 2019
Lommel, Belgium18 contributions6 helpful votes
Carlos picked us up as exactly the right time at our hotel and guide us through the Escobar-period with - obviously - a lot a knowledge. We visited all the major sites that are still avalable and got a lot of interesting background from our friendly guide. It was a very
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded 2 Nov 2019
Dear Gini R, Thanks for the words, fantastic to hear your trip has been a real experience due in part because of the guide's knowledge as an excop. We'd be please to assist again soon, please let us know when. Look forward, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Luc wrote a review Aug 2019
10 contributions1 helpful vote
Ex Cop Carlos picked us up at the hostel an we started our tour! He provided us with so many informations and photos during the tour, spoke about his life as a cop during the Escobar time! Funny tour with Carlos! Recommend it!
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded 27 Aug 2019
Dear Hellu27, Thanks so much for the review, love to hear from you. Great to know you recommend this tour since is the only cop in Medellin who can really tell what happened. We are proud to be only company with cop Carlos as main guide, exclusively at your service. Please keep us posted on your next visit! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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ashuk86 wrote a review Aug 2019
Doha, Qatar9 contributions2 helpful votes
What a fantastic morning we had with Carlos exploring the amazing, cosmopolitan city of Medellin. We loved visiting the different sites associated with Pablo Escobar, as well as listening the stories Carlos had. Another highlight was the visit to Comuna 13. A brilliant morning
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded 22 Aug 2019
Dear ashuk86, May thanks for recommending, it means a lot to us since we are the only one company in Medellin offering premium tours with an excop. Please let us know about your next visit! Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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Christina M wrote a review Jul 2019
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We had a brilliant day with Carlos. It’s so interesting to hear the dark history from someone who actually lived it and put their own life in danger by becoming a police man. He’s very brave but very modest. We’re on honeymoon so were dubious about taking a tour about bleak
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded 16 Jul 2019
Dear Christina L, Many thanks for your comments, is quite an honor you have taken this tour from a heroe`s perspective instead of the villains unlike other users. Only company in Medellin offering this exclusive tour with cop Carlos Palau. We`ll be glad to assist you and your friends from England in the near future, please let us know when. Looking forward, Sincerely, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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victoriadeclety wrote a review Jul 2019
Brussels, Belgium144 contributions39 helpful votes
Medellín is clearly not only about Pablo Escobar but we found it really interesting to know more about those dark years Colombia went through and especially by having a more realistic view of what happened during those years. Of course you can watch Narcos on Netflix but having
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from MedellinCityTours, Propietario at New half day Pablo tour by cop Carlos
Responded 13 Jul 2019
Dear victoriadeclety, Many thanks for your feedback, means all to us. Such an honor you have noticed we are the only one in Medellin offering a unique service with a guide who really lived the dark days of Medellin and is alive now to tell the story. Will be a pleasure to welcome you again soon, please let us know when. Looking forward, Camilo Uribe Medellin City Services
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An amazing place
This place is so nice it's out of this world so buitifull and it's definitely my new holiday destination and it's v
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Fantastic and everything we wanted and more!
Julio was a great tour guide. He took very where we wanted. He made the same it all fun be knew exactly where and w
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Loved it
Julio was a very good tour guide. He was fun and very patient with us. He answered whatever question we had
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El Jardín, El Peñon de Guatape
We had a great trip to El Jardín, El Peñon and other places. It was a custom tour. Camilo, thank you!
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Amazing Experience
Great tour with amazing views and a lot of activity. Great way to see a lot of the activities that Medellin has to
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Amazing 😍
What an amazing day. Thank you so much to Julio who was so amazing and so accommodating - I would highly recommend
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Flying High
Daniel picked us up at the hotel. we drove through the city and up the mountain to the paraglide spot it was a ver
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River rafting in rio claro
Amazing experience!! Our tour guide's name was Steven Rendon and he honestly made the experience so much better. Su
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Art and color
We couldn't have picked a better tour, this activity was the perfect fit for us wanting to find out more about Colo
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Industry immersion
If you are looking for a business opportunity or just to immerse yourself in the Medellin textile industry this is
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Blown away
There is nothing better than being immersed in the culture while sampling local treats that will blow you away.
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Medellin bars
Oh what a nice experience checking out Medellin most representative pubs, with the company of our local guide we go
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Complete experience
What an educational experience, we learned so much about Medellin's most representative live artist.
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Great paraglide and food combo
Like paragliding wasnt enough, we paraglided on the outskirts of Medellin and the views are second to none.
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Andes paraglide
Discovering the city from above is definitely a plus when you visit Medellin, and the San Felix paraglide is just p
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